Squirrel River Points
To get to the river you have to fly and this can be done by driving to Coldfoot, where an outfitter can take you directly to the river put in, or you can take a regularly scheduled commercial flight from Fairbanks to either Kotzebue, where you can charter a plane, or take another commercial flight to Kiana. From there you will need to charter a plane to take you to the put in at a gravel bar alongside the river. The upper section of river may… ...more
After 45 miles the Squirrel River confluence is seen on river right and this marks your spot to get along the right shore, as Kiana is only a couple miles further down. The airstrip is back away from the river but there are locals who will offer to help you move your gear to where it is. Check at the local store for assistance and offer to pay someone 20 bucks to use their 4‑wheeler.